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Ewan McGregor
 Roles turned down by Ewan McGregor:

28 Days Later
Ewan McGregor was reportedly the original choice to play Jim.
Actor who got the part: Cillian Murphy

About a Boy
McGregor was considered for the role of Will.
Actor who got the part: Hugh Grant

Batman Begins
In an earlier form of the project, McGregor was a favorite to portray Jonathan Crane/Scarecrow.
Actor who got the part: Cillian Murphy

The Beach
The actor and director Danny Boyle had a professional falling out over this project which McGregor has said in interviews was offered to him first.
Actor who got the part: Leonardo DiCaprio

Casino Royale
Ewan McGregor was reportedly one of the producers' first choices, but he turned it down.
Actor who got the part: Daniel Craig

Ocean's Eleven
Considered at one point for the role of Basher Tarr.
Actor who got the part: Don Cheadle

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Was considered to play Will Turner.
Actor who got the part: Orlando Bloom






Did you know that Ewan McGregor was not the only choice for these movies? (click to learn more)
» Angels & Demons
» Down with Love
» The Ghost
» Moulin Rouge






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